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Case TitleBUZZFEED INC. v. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv01410
Date Filed2019-05-15
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Tanya S. Chutkan
PlaintiffBUZZFEED INC.
Case DescriptionBuzzFeed submitted FOIA requests to the FDA and the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command for records concerning the approval of the drug Dsuvia. The FDA told BuzzFeed that it would not be able to process the request within the statutory time limits because of its backlog. The USAMRMC acknowledged receipt of the request. After hearing nothing further from either agency, BuzzFeed filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantFOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
DefendantU.S. ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH AND MATERIEL COMMAND
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
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2019-05-151COMPLAINT against FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, U.S. ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH AND MATERIEL COMMAND, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-6126288) filed by BUZZFEED INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit H, # 9 Exhibit I, # 10 Civil Cover Sheet Civil Cover Sheet, # 11 Summons Summons)(Topic, Matthew) (Entered: 05/15/2019)
2019-05-152NOTICE of Appearance by Matthew Topic on behalf of BUZZFEED INC. (Topic, Matthew) (Entered: 05/15/2019)
2019-05-153LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by BUZZFEED INC. (Topic, Matthew) (Entered: 05/15/2019)
2019-05-16Case Assigned to Judge Tanya S. Chutkan. (zef, ) (Entered: 05/16/2019)
2019-05-164SUMMONS (6) Issued Electronically as to FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, U.S. ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH AND MATERIEL COMMAND, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zef, ) (Entered: 05/16/2019)
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